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Population (year 2000): 8,320. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,361 (+0.5% change)
Males: 3,890 (46.8%), Females: 4,430 (53.2%)

Barron County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.4 years
Median household income: $32,808 (year 2000)
Median house value: $71,500 (year 2000)

Rice Lake, WI residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Rice Lake:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (38.6%), Norwegian (22.0%), Irish (10.7%), English (5.8%), French (5.7%), Polish (5.1%).

New! Lake, Wisconsin forum

Elevation: 1140 feet

Land area: 8.6 square miles

Rice

For population 25 years and over in Rice Lake

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rice Lake city

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-0.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Claire, WI Eau (50.2 miles travel.Yahoo.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Paul, MN St. (101.7 miles pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (376.5 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lake, WI (0.0 miles Rice WI (6.2 miles Cameron, WI (7.3 miles Canton, WI (8.1 miles Haugen, WI (9.8 miles Sumner, .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $210,600

Latitude: 45.50 N, Longitude: 91.74 W

Area code: 715


Rice Lake, Wisconsin business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (23.3%), Educational,health and social services (19.3%), Retail trade (14.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,818 (+57.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,875 (71.0%)


 

Crime in Rice Lake by Year

Type 2001 2002 2004
Murders 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 12.0 0.0
Rapes 9 3 5
    per 100,000 108.2 36.1 60.1
Robberies 2 1 1
    per 100,000 24.0 12.0 12.0
Assaults 10 3 11
    per 100,000 120.2 36.1 132.2
Burglaries 37 30 15
    per 100,000 444.7 360.6 180.3
Thefts 375 308 227
    per 100,000 4507.2 3701.9 2728.4
Auto thefts 13 16 4
    per 100,000 156.3 192.3 48.1
298.4 226.0 179.7


Average climate in Rice Lake, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Rice

Rice Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.4 miles away from the Rice Lake city center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/30/1977, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Rice Lake:
  • LAKEVIEW MEDICAL CENTER (1100 N MAIN ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Rice Lake:
  • BARRON MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER MAYO (about 12 miles; BARRON, WI)
  • CUMBERLAND MEM HSPTL EXTENDED CARE (about 22 miles; CUMBERLAND, WI)
  • INDIANHEAD MEDICAL CTR SHELL LAKE (about 25 miles; SHELL LAKE, WI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rice Lake:
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 48 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; ID: EAU)
  • DULUTH INTL (about 97 miles; DULUTH, MN; ID: DLH)
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 112 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; ID: MSP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rice Lake:
  • RICE LAKE REGIONAL - CARL'S FIELD (about 6 miles; RICE LAKE, WI; ID: RPD)
  • BARRON MUNI (about 10 miles; BARRON, WI; ID: 9Y7)
  • CHETEK MUNI-SOUTHWORTH (about 16 miles; CHETEK, WI; ID: Y23)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 4 $11,256 $33,768 6 $2,502
Water Supply 13 $38,665 $35,690 0 $0
Streets and Highways 14 $44,110 $37,808 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,409 $28,908 2 $3,153
Other Government Administration 5 $15,263 $36,631 9 $5,176
Electric Power 7 $31,835 $54,574 0 $0
Transit 4 $9,403 $28,209 3 $937
Local Libraries 4 $10,412 $31,236 8 $6,133
Other and Unallocable 3 $7,554 $30,216 2 $361
Financial Administration 6 $23,958 $47,916 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 23 $96,194 $50,188 0 $0
Police - Other 2 $5,236 $31,416 8 $4,474
Firefighters 16 $62,785 $47,088 16 $2,287
Fire - Other 1 $2,196 $26,352 0 $0
Totals for Government 103 $361,276 $42,090 54 $25,023


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rice Lake:
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 25 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 46 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; FT enrollment: 7,183)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 53 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; FT enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 53 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS (about 76 miles; RIVER FALLS, WI; FT enrollment: 5,491)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (about 86 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; FT enrollment: 2,436)
  • CENTURY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 93 miles; WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN; FT enrollment: 4,381)
Public high schools in Rice Lake:
  • RICE LAKE HI (Students: 863; Location: 30 S WISCONSIN AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BARRON COUNTY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 15; Location: 1725 S MAIN ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Rice Lake:
  • RICE LAKE MID (Students: 585; Location: 204 CAMERON RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HILLTOP EL (Students: 329; Location: 202 CAMERON RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • TAINTER EL (Students: 297; Location: 2201 CARRIE AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • JEFFERSON EL (Students: 153; Location: 30 PHIPPS AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LINCOLN EL (Students: 135; Location: 426 N WILSON AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • KIDDIE KORNER PRESCHOOL (Students: 40; Location: 608 W MARSHALL; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BARRON CO HND CTR PK (Students: 37; Location: 33 ANN ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HEAD START (Students: 33; Location: 19 W BRACKLIN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HILLTOP DAY CARE & PRESCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: 104 CAMERON RD; Grades: PK - KG)
Private primary/middle schools in Rice Lake:
  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 188; Location: 128 WEST HUMBIRD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • RICE LAKE S D A ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 19; Location: 1779 20 1/2 ST.; Grades: 2 - 8)
Library in Rice Lake:
  • RICE LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $474,133; Location: 2 EAST MARSHALL ST.; 48,829 books; 1,547 audio materials; 1,013 video materials; 243 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Rice Lake: Rice Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Rice Lake Utilities Substation (B), Red Cedar Community Center (C), Rice Lake City Hall (D), Rice Lake Fire Department (E), Rice Lake Jail (F), Rice Lake Police Department (G), Rice Lake Public Library (H), Rice Lake Town Hall (I), Rigler Hall (J), Ritzinger Hall (K), First United Methodist Church (L), Covey Hall (M), Farmers Union Co-op Mill and Elevator (N), Meggers Hall (O).

Shopping Center: Cedar Mall Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Rice Lake include: German Evangelical Church (A), River of Praise Church (B), Christ Community Church (C), Gospel Tabernacle (D), Grace Episcopal Church (E), Assembly of God Church (F), United Presbyterian Church (G), Immanual Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Saint Joseph Cemetery (1), Orchard Beach Cemetery (2), Nora Cemetery (3).

Lakes and reservoirs: Rice Lake (A), Rice Lake 230 (B).

Parks in Rice Lake include: Shudlick Park (1), Hiawatha Park (2), Barron County Fairgrounds (3), Rice Lake High School Stadium (4), Indian Mound Park (5), Future Farmers of America Park (6).

Post office: (A).  


Rice Lake compared to Wisconsin state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Rice Lake:
  • WAQE (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WJMC (1240 AM; 1 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCSW (940 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHELL LAKE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rice Lake:
  • WJMC-FM (96.1 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WKFX (97.7 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WAQE-FM (97.7 FM; BARRON, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WWJP-LP (101.7 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: MEADOW CREEK CHRISTIAN RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WATQ (106.7 FM; CHETEK, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGMO (95.3 FM; SHELL LAKE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMEQ-FM (92.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Rice Lake:
  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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